The week's most interesting bits from the MMA and UFC twitter world. This week features reactions to IOC taking out wrestling, Forrest Griffin vs. Twitter and Lorenzo Fertitta, plus Liz Carmouche getting the week's best tweet.
A few updates on what's been going on in the MMA & UFC Twitterverse
There's a ton of tweets below, but first, don't forget to follow me on twitter: @antontabuena
Oh, and these guys are probably worth following as well: The Official BloodyElbow Twitter Account, Luke Thomas, Kid Nate, Brent Brookhouse, Richard Wade, Chris Barton, Damon O, Scott Broussard, Tim Burke, Matt Bishop, Fraser Coffeen, Dallas Winston, KJ Gould, Ben Thapa, Josh Nason, T.P. Grant, Steph Daniels.
TWEET OF THE WEEK
"How was UFC prime time? I don't have cable." -Liz Carmouche
"I've never been more excited to get back to camp, so looking forward to the end of this Chael Sonnen Chapter" -Jon Jones
"It's official guys!! Im signed to the Miesha Tate& have my first fight set for April 13th in Las Vegas!! ...Now when people ask "Do you do UFC??" I can say Yes lol ;)" -
"anyone hear that drunk dude Yell my name hahahaha... Thanx for the shout out Drunk dude" -Eddie Alvarez
"No one needs weed in their life more than the people that are fighting to keep it illegal." -Joe Rogan
"The earth would change instantly if it became illegal worldwide to profit from war." -Joe Rogan
"The world would change instantly if for every dollar we spent on defense we spent 2 on education and improving impoverished areas." -Joe Rogan
IT'S NOT CHEATING, IT'S TESTOSTERONEEEE!
"I hate to say it but for the first time I agree and sympathize with @bisping. TRT is for cheaters or those who have cheated in the past." -Tim Kennedy
"If you have to take steroids or PED's to compete in the @ufc, you're not a true fighter. I wanna be like @bjpenndotcom, a clean world champ." -Mike Chiesa
ALVAREZ VS. BELLATOR ROUND 3
"@arielhelwani Got some questions for Mrs Rebney ,maybe ill call in" -Eddie Alvarez, on Rebney during the MMA Hour. Also, in case you missed it, he called him Mrs. Rebney.
"Back when I was in the Navy with my trusty sidekick #tbt" -Kenny Florian
REALLY IOC? REALLY?
"It's not over yet. We will keep fighting to save the sport we love. Don't stop dreaming and don't stop believing. #SaveOlympicWrestling" -Jordan Borroughs
"Don't know what to think about wrestling being dropped from the Olympics.It is a travesty and I am trying to get my head around it." -Ben Askren
"Unbelievable! What do u tell the kids on my youth team who want nothing more than to be like Jordan Burroughs! #saveolympicwrestling" -Daniel Cormier
"I love my new car Glover Teixeira" -
"congrats Glover!!! Just the beginning my friend" -Dana White
FORREST GRIFFIN VS. TWITTER
"My hobbies include shitting in exotic places. Damn video cameras everywhere" -Forrest Griffin
"Disregard anything I say I have an IQ of 84. 14 points from mentally handicapped. Explains alot???" -Forrest Griffin
"You think I could get the UFC just to pay me not to tweet" -Forrest Griffin
"Lorenzo Fertitta, runner up for tweet of the week right there.definitely!" -
"Sink your toes in.." -Natasha Wicks
"Loving my new shots by @carlosnunez666!" -Brittney Palmer
YOU GOT PHOTOS OF HOT GIRLS, SO NOW IT'S TIME FOR SHAMELESS PLUGGING
"Def gotta get me.one.of.these! Lmao" -Ben Saunders, is a very smart man.